Arrest Made in the Homicide on Noel Road

Update: August 19, 2021, 12:30 p.m.:

The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the unknown victims as Collie Orrett Ridguard, Sr., a 42-year old black male, and Dionna Ariel Berry, a 25-year old black female.   


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On Saturday, August 14, 2021, at approximately 2:40 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 12884 Noel Road. The suspect, Collie Orrett Ridguard, a 21-year old Black male, called 9-1-1 and stated that he killed two victims.  The suspect surrendered, was taken into custody, and transported to an area hospital for medical evaluation.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the victims dead at the scene. 

The identity of the victims will be released once the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office confirms their identity and the next of kin has been notified.  The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation. 

Once Suspect Ridguard was released from the hospital, he was transported to the Dallas County Jail and charged with Capital Murder.  A magistrate will set his bond amount.